Bajpur is a well known town in the North Indian state of Uttarakhand. It was established in the 17th Century by Lakshmi Chand, a Chand king. It is popular for its proximity to the Himalayan region as well as well known hill stations such as Nainital. Temperatures can get to chilling cold levels during the winter, whereas it will be relatively pleasant during the summer.
Places to Stay
The area being quite close to some of the major towns and cities of Uttar Pradesh offers a wide variety of good budget hotels. Some of the options you ought to try in Moradabad (54 km away) are Singh Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Paradise Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Pratiksha Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Rahi Tourist Bungalow (Tariff – Rs. 100) among others.
The official language of Bajpur is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
The most important place worth a visit in the area is Nainital - the hill station (58 km away). At a distance of 25 km towards Nainital is Naya Gaon, famed for its natural waterfalls called the Corbett Fall. Following the same way, one can access the Corbett National Park famous nationally for its tigers and elephants.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Pantnagar Airport at a distance of 46 km.
The nearest railway station is the Kathgodam Railway Station at a distance of 57 km, from where trains to major Indian cities such as Delhi, Lucknow and Kolkata are available.
Various state transport buses (UASRTC) connect the place to other cities and towns in the region. Discounted bus tickets are available on a number of travel websites like TicketGoose.com.